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Hot Hits

Tinsley Ellis & Coco Montoya

AMP by Strathmore
Tue. Mar 26
Two of blues’ finest players share AMP’s stage.

Lewis Black

Strathmore
Sun. Apr 14
Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin.

Antonio Sánchez

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Apr 4
Drummer and composer Antonio Sánchez is riding the crest of a musical wave that began with his Golden Globe and BAFTA-nominated score for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Black Violin

Strathmore
Apr. 9 – 10
Classically trained violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus are back with their distinctive multi-genre sound that is perfectly described as “classical boom.”

Kristin Chenoweth

Strathmore
Mon. Apr 8
This Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer delights audiences in every show and role, from film and television to voiceover and stage.

Eliot Chang

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Mar 29
Now is your chance to experience Chang’s comedy live at AMP!

Amanda Palmer

National Theatre
Fri. Apr 5
Amanda Palmer (co-founder of the Dresden Dolls) comes to D.C. for a concert in support of her first solo album in more than six years

Confection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 23 – 24
Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience.

Grand Hotel, The Musical

Signature Theatre
Apr. 2 – May. 19
At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist, and an ailing bookkeeper collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life.

The Portland Cello Project - Performs Radiohead's OK Computer

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Mar 24
Portland Cello Project presents a thrilling performance of the album Rolling Stone Magazine called a “stunning art-rock tour de force.”

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Signature Theatre
Mar. 23 – Apr. 7
Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra: Cosmic Depth

Strathmore
Sun. Mar 31
From Maryland’s capital to the Music Center, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) shares memorable symphonic music in this afternoon program.

Spotlights

Shakespeare's Birthday

Folger Theatre
Sun. Apr 14

Washington National Opera: Eugene Onegin

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 23 – 29

Anoushka Shankar

Sixth & I
Sat. Mar 23

National Symphony Orchestra: Debussy's La mer

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 11 – 13

Direct Current: Du Yun with OK Miss

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 5

Chucho Valdés

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 6

Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Theatre
Mar. 29 – 31

Jay Leno

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 26

Philharmonix

Sixth & I
Sat. May 4
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